Events planned to raise dementia awareness

Housing 21 staff at a Dementia and Memory Resource Centre in Westminster are planning a programme of events in support of Dementia Awareness Week. Local people are invited to pop along to the sessions, which are designed to help people gain a greater understanding about dementia and memory problems as well as meet others caring for people with dementia.

The programme includes:

Tuesday 21 May from 2.30pm to 5.00pm - ‘Lets talk about memory’ at:
Dementia & Memory Resource Centre, 42 Westbourne Park Road, London W2 5HP

Wednesday 22 May from 6pm onwards – ‘Understanding memory’, an informative talk at Paddington Library, 45 Porchester Road, Lonhdon W2 5DU

Thursday 23 May from 5pm to 7pm – Family and Supporters Peer Support Session’ at Dementia & Memory Resource Centre, 42 Westbourne Park Road, London W2 5HP

Dementia Awareness Week is the Alzheimer’s Society annual flagship awareness raising campaign. The theme for this year’s campaign is ‘talking’.

Further information on the events planned by Housing 21 in Westminster can be obtained from Jasmine Scott, Westminster Dementia Adviser on 0370 192 4265.